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From Maruan Sahyoun <sahy...@fileaffairs.de>
Subject Re: PDFBox AcroForms and Barcode
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:51:01 GMT
Hi,

which version of PDFBox are you using?

BR
Maruan

> Am 31.03.2015 um 17:40 schrieb Ganesan <kganesan@invest2care.com>:
> 
> Hi,
> Please give your suggestions and fixes regarding the following Issue.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ganesan [mailto:kganesan@invest2care.com] 
> Sent: Friday, March 27, 2015 1:42 PM
> To: dev@pdfbox.apache.org
> Subject: RE: PDFBox AcroForms and Barcode
> 
> Hi,
> Could you please help me changing the Default appearance of Text Fields in Pdf AcroForm
using Pdf Box. Most of the time I am using 
>    COSDictionary.setString(COSName.DA, "/Helv 9 Tf") or COSDictionary.setString(COSName.DA,
PDFType1Font.HELVETICA)  but I want the Default appearance to have the specified font when
immediately the form loaded.
> Please help me.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maruan Sahyoun [mailto:sahyoun@fileaffairs.de] 
> Sent: Friday, March 27, 2015 1:33 PM
> To: dev@pdfbox.apache.org
> Subject: PDFBox AcroForms and Barcode
> 
> Hi,
> 
> to enhance the coverage of acroforms wrt to the PDF specification we'd need to support
barcode fields. A lib we could use as a base is Barcode4J [1] which is ASL licensed. As it
has features and dependencies we don't need/want I'd think we'd need to rip it apart and reuse
what's needed and add what's missing.
> 
> The other option is adding that as a dependency and add a custom Canvas implementation
but this means that we'd also need Avalon … - which would add a lot to PDFBox. So I'd tend
towards taking the code as a base.
> 
> How could we proceed?
> 
> BR
> Maruan
> 
> [1] http://barcode4j.sourceforge.net
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